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Capp Within Reach 2008

  1. 3. Boys & Girls Clubs of America Mission Statement To inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. CORE VALUES: Club programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence.
  2. 4. Within <ul><li>R </li></ul><ul><li>E NVIRONMENT </li></ul><ul><li>A RTS </li></ul><ul><li>C ULTURE </li></ul><ul><li>H ISTORY </li></ul><ul><li>ORAL PRESENTATION </li></ul><ul><li>Boys & Girls Club of Alachua County </li></ul><ul><li>July 21, 2008 </li></ul>
  3. 5. Program Overview <ul><ul><li>Creative arts programming - Environmental, Arts, Cultural, and Historical themes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Uses various arts media - visual art, dance, theatre, sculpture, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Targets youth from East and Southeast Gainesville </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Program Sites are Woodland Park Club, SE/Rotary Club, and Reichert House </li></ul></ul>
  4. 6. Woodland Park Unit
  5. 7. Rotary Unit
  6. 8. Reichert House Unit
  7. 9. Program Overview <ul><ul><li>Four 10-week modules per site (12 modules total) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>20 youth per module (240 youth total) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community presentation following each module </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leverage impact - families, friends, and other community members </li></ul></ul>
  8. 10. Program Overview <ul><ul><ul><li>Primary Program Partners – Reichert House and Gainesville Association for the Creative Arts (GACA) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Secondary Program Partner – Act of Faith Productions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Program Volunteers – UF Center for Leadership and Service and others </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 12. BGCA Chart of Work to Lead and Support Clubs Tools / Training / Technical Assistance / Pass-through funding Club Environment: Keys to Impact Increased Attendance Program Implementation Outcome Measurement Strategic Club Growth/ Teen Outreach Impact with Strategic Growth Family Support Civic Engagement Community Partnerships New Brand Strategy Beyond our Walls Skilled Executive Leadership Trained Youth Development Professionals Strong Boards Diverse Revenues Financial Stability Stronger Organizations Child Safety / Hiring Practices Sound Financial Management Membership Management Compliance Public Trust
  10. 13. NEED FOR THE WITHIN REACH PROGRAM <ul><li>Underserved population has a clear need </li></ul><ul><li>Typical exposure/programming in school </li></ul><ul><li>Cuts in school arts budget – from gap to total void </li></ul><ul><li>As economy worsens – it will further limit opportunities for both youth and adults </li></ul>
  11. 14. HOW WITHIN REACH IMPACTS THE UNDERSERVED POPULATION <ul><li>Value added – Creative Arts Programming to share information on all grant themes </li></ul><ul><li>Community Presentations highlight achievement instead of testing for competence </li></ul><ul><li>Enrichment opportunity for more than youth directly served </li></ul>
  12. 15. UNIQUE PROGRAM OFFERING FOR THE TARGET POPULATION <ul><li>B&G Club often only means to access supplemental programming </li></ul><ul><li>Only known program using creative arts to offering four target themes </li></ul><ul><li>Leverages impact to families, friends, and general community </li></ul>
  13. 16. WITHIN REACH PROGRAM LOGIC AND PROGRAM QUALITY <ul><li>Utilizes Means toward Goal identified by CAPP Administrators – Opportunities, Education, and Enrichment </li></ul><ul><li>Optimal 10-week modules for small groups with wrap up/Community Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Budget based on experience with effective youth programming </li></ul>
  14. 17. BUDGET JUSTIFICATION <ul><li>B&G Club to provide </li></ul><ul><li>CEO Oversight </li></ul><ul><li>Program Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Program Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Data Collection / Monitoring Reporting – Program & Financial </li></ul><ul><li>Program Promotion & Recruiting of Youth </li></ul><ul><li>Community Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Supplemental Materials & Snacks </li></ul>
  15. 18. BUDGET JUSTIFICATION <ul><li>Reichert House to provide </li></ul><ul><li>Program Promotion & Recruiting of Youth </li></ul><ul><li>Facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Aid with Community Presentations </li></ul>
  16. 19. BUDGET JUSTIFICATION <ul><li>GACA to provide </li></ul><ul><li>Program Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Program Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Aid with Community Presentations </li></ul>
  17. 20. BUDGET JUSTIFICATION <ul><li>Act of Faith Productions to provide </li></ul><ul><li>Supplemental, Tailored Presentations (non-religious) Conveying Positive Messages about Module Themes </li></ul>
  18. 21. WITHIN REACH SERVES THE TARGET POPULATION <ul><li>Neediest of Alachua County citizens </li></ul><ul><li>Census tract data </li></ul><ul><li>High percentage of youth on free or reduced lunch and/or in foster care </li></ul><ul><li>Only after-school programming option for many </li></ul>
  19. 22. REALISTIC AND ATTAINABLE PROGRAM MEASURES <ul><li>Means toward Goal identified by CAPP Administrators – Opportunities, Education, and Enrichment – linked with program outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Program Attendance (Opportunities) and Demonstrated Familiarity with Arts Media (Education) </li></ul><ul><li>Community Presentations (Enrichment) </li></ul>
  20. 23. REALISTIC AND ATTAINABLE PROGRAM MEASURES <ul><li>80% of youth enrolled will attend at least 8 of 10 more program sessions </li></ul><ul><li>80% of youth will demonstrate reasonable familiarity with arts media used </li></ul><ul><li>75% of Community Presentation attendees will indicate increased appreciation for arts, expression, and focus themes </li></ul>
  21. 24. APPROPRIATE RESOURCES, STAFF, VOLUNTEERS <ul><li>GPD Reichert House as one of the program site </li></ul><ul><li>Long-term agency partners help “recruiting” youth </li></ul><ul><li>Drawing volunteers from UF and advocacy agencies – Keep Alachua County Beautiful, etc. </li></ul>
  22. 25. Community Partnerships
  23. 26. APPROPRIATE RESOURCES, STAFF, VOLUNTEERS <ul><li>GACA – excellent reputation & long history of offering tailored populations, specifically at-risk and low income youth </li></ul><ul><li>Act of Faith Productions – growing performing arts provider (tailor non-religious, positive messages in productions) </li></ul>
  24. 27. APPROPRIATE RESOURCES, STAFF, VOLUNTEERS <ul><li>Keith Blanchard, B&G Club CPO is experienced in program development and administration – professional artist </li></ul><ul><li>Program Coordinator – TBD, will have both youth development and arts background/capacity </li></ul>
  25. 28. Success Story
  26. 29. AGENCY STABILITY & BOARD OF DIRECTORS <ul><li>Over 50 years of service to Alachua County </li></ul><ul><li>One of the first original four United Way Agencies </li></ul><ul><li>Increased extension into the underserved population – opening both Woodland Park Club in Sugar Hill area and Teen Center in Lincoln Estates in 1990s </li></ul>
  27. 30. Original Boys’ Club 1953
  28. 31. AGENCY STABILITY & BOARD OF DIRECTORS <ul><li>Board comprised of individuals committed to positive youth development </li></ul><ul><li>Meets quarterly – other business held via electronic exchange </li></ul><ul><li>Drivers behind fundraisers </li></ul>
  29. 32. Corporate Board of Directors Treasurer Secretary Chief Volunteer Officer (Board President) Executive Committee Comprised of E-Board Chief Volunteer Officer Chief Professional Officer (ex officio) Vice President External Affairs Board Development, Marketing & Planning for the Club Coordinating the work of the following committees: Vice President Operations Program, Personal & Facilities Coordinating the work of the Following committees: Board Development Vice President Finance & Resource Development Budget, Finance & Special Events Coordinating the work of the following committees: Marketing Planning Legal & Insurance Program Personnel Facilities Special Events Planned Giving Budget & Finance Development
  30. 33. National Award from Colgate for Endeavor Program
  31. 34. DEMONSTRATED ABILITY AND HISTORY OF SUCCESS <ul><li>Twelve years of experience developing and delivering quality youth programming under three State agencies – FDCA, FDLE, and FDJJ </li></ul><ul><li>Exemplary contractor – Excellent Quarterly and Annual Reviews </li></ul>
  32. 35. FUNDING RESOURCES AND PARTNERSHIPS <ul><li>United Way agency </li></ul><ul><li>Gainesville Housing Authority – Woodland Park Club </li></ul><ul><li>Rotary Clubs of Gainesville – long-term support of Rotary Unit </li></ul><ul><li>Girls Club of Alachua County – transportation </li></ul><ul><li>GPD & Reichert House – shared prevention programming </li></ul>
  33. 36. PROGRAM FUNDING AND MATCH <ul><li>Arts programming limited by Club finances </li></ul><ul><li>“Volunteer” presentations by outside organizations – occasional & increasing limited </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicated Program Coordinator can more aggressively seek out </li></ul>
  34. 37. PROGRAM FUNDING AND MATCH <ul><li>Club match is facilities, utilities, insurance, and non-program specific staff costs </li></ul><ul><li>Club provides range of complementary positive youth development activities </li></ul><ul><li>Goal is to find continuous funding sources to make up for void in schools </li></ul>
  35. 38. When you Put This CARD In The HAND OF A CHILD……you will change their lives.
  36. 39. On behalf of our kids –Thank you